In 1854, Wofford College was founded by Rev. Benjamin Wofford. It is an independent liberal arts college, located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Wofford is located a few blocks north of the central district of Spartanburg, the college has continuously operated on that same campus. It is well known for its programs leading to graduate and professional studies, medicine and other health professions as well as law, commerce and many more.